Apple Puts Modem Engineering Unit Into Chip Design Group
Saturday, 9 February 2019 04:04 WIB | GLOBAL |

Apple Inc has moved its modem chip engineering effort into its in-house hardware technology group from its supply chain unit, two people familiar with the move told Reuters, a sign the tech company is looking to develop a key component of its iPhones after years of buying it from outside suppliers.

Modems are an indispensable part of phones and other mobile devices, connecting them to wireless data networks. Apple once used Qualcomm Inc chips exclusively but began phasing in Intel Corp chips in 2016 and dropped Qualcomm from iPhones released last year.

Johny Srouji, Apple™s senior vice president of hardware technologies, took over the company™s modem design efforts in January, the sources said. The organizational move has not been previously reported.

Srouji joined Apple in 2008 to lead chip design, including the custom A-series processors that power iPhones and iPads and a special Bluetooth chip that helps those devices pair with its AirPods wireless headphones and other Apple accessories.

The modem efforts had previously been led by Rubén Caballero, who reports to Dan Riccio, the executive responsible for iPad, iPhone and Mac engineering, much of which involves integrating parts from the company™s vast electronics supply chain.

Apple declined to comment. Technology publication The Information previously reported that Apple was working to develop its own modem chip.

The Cupertino, California-based company has posted job listings for modem engineers in San Diego, a hub for wireless design talent because of Qualcomm™s longtime presence there and a place where Apple has said it plans to build up its workforce.

Apple™s effort to make its own modem chips could take years, and it is impossible to know when, or in what devices, such chips might appear.

œWhen you™re Apple, everything has to be good, said Linley Gwennap, president of chip industry research firm The Linley Group. œThere™s no room for some substandard component in that phone.

Source : VOA


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